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Household of Kathleen Durst speaks out after Robert Durst charged along with her homicide almost 40 years late

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, New York (WABC) — The household of Kathleen Durst spoke out Tuesday for the primary time since actual property scion Robert Durst was charged along with her 1982 homicide.

James McCormack, Durst’s older brother, thanked Westchester District Legal professional Mimi Rocah however questioned why it took 40 years.

“Our household and our attorneys have offered DA Rocah and several other of her predecessors with witnesses and proof that show Robert Durst murdered Kathie but it took the workplace of the Westchester District Legal professional almost 40 years to indict Durst,” McCormack mentioned.

“Now greater than ever you will need to ask why it took so lengthy to get up to now. My household and I’ve critical questions and we deserve solutions.”

McCormack questioned whether or not prosecutors protected the Durst household, whether or not police carried out a correct investigation and why Durst was allowed to face trial in Los Angeles for killing another person earlier than standing trial for Kathie Durst’s homicide.

“We wish each closure and justice for Kathie and our household which has suffered from her disappearance, homicide and the concealment of her stays,” McCormack mentioned.

McCormack household lawyer Bob Abrams took specific purpose at former Westchester District Legal professional Decide Jeanine Pirro, who he mentioned held a “clandestine, personal assembly” with Douglas Durst after which she instructed her workers to face down.

Abrams referred to as on prosecutors to analyze whether or not Douglas Durst’s $400,000 political donation to former Gov. George Pataki, whom Abrams described as Pirro’s mentor, was a quid professional quo.

“As a lot as we respect what District Legal professional Rocah has performed by indicting Robert Durst for Kathie’s homicide…what she did is what her job requires her to do. She indicted a assassin for killing someone. Kudos to her as a result of that was not performed for the previous 40 years,” Abrams mentioned.

Abrams additionally took purpose on the Durst household.

“All they cared about was cash. They did not care about Kathie,” Abrams mentioned, promising to current proof subsequent month towards folks the household believes participated in a “cover-up” of Kathie Durst’s homicide.

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